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ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES

ACUPUNCTURE.COM
Acupuncture.Com is a comprehensive Internet site providing numerous acupuncture resources.  The site includes a search engine, AcuSearch. 

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE HOMEPAGE
The Alternative Medicine Homepage provides links to Internet information sources on alternative, complementary, innovative and integrative therapies. 

ASK DR. WEIL
Dr. Weil is a leader in the integration of alternative medicine within Western medicine. Features of Ask Dr. Weil include:  Q & A, Vitamin Adviser, Doc Weil Database, Need a Referral?, DocTalk, and Ask Dr. Weil Bulletin. 

NIH OFFICE OF ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
This site is a public information clearinghouse.  Research training programs, and information regarding the effectiveness of various alternative treatments is available.

                                                                                                  
ASSOCIATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS

American Cancer Society
American Heart Association
American Medical Association
Kansas Health Foundation
National Institutes of Health
National Mental Health Assoc.
National Patient Advocate
Occupational Safety & Health

CONSUMER HEALTH SEARCH ENGINES

4 GIRLS HEALTH
This site, developed by the Office on Women’s Health in the Department of Health and Human Services gives girls between the ages of 10 and 16 reliable, current health information. The site focuses on many health topics that respond to adolescent girls’ health concerns and motivates girls to choose healthy behaviors using positive, supportive and non-threatening messages.

ACHOO
Achoo 3.0 was designed to deliver the most comprehensive healthcare information on the Internet. Achoo includes all aspects of healthcare, such as clinical medicine, alternate medicine, as well as the business aspect of medicine.

BLUESTEM:  HEALTH FOR KANSANS
Bluestem is a database of health related internet sites especially useful to Kansans. Annotations describing content, producer information, and currency are given. 

HEALTH A TO Z
Health A to Z is comprehensive and consistently maintained providing format and search capabilities for both medical professionals and consumers. 

DISEASES AND DISORDERS

AIDSInfo
This National Institute of Health section is aimed at HIV/AIDS patients, the general public, health care providers, and researchers. It is a central source for information on clinical trials, federally approved HIV treatment and prevention guidelines, and medical practice guidelines.

ALLALLERGY
AllAllergy provides rapid access allergy and intolerance resources.  The site includes: Articles, Publications, Organizations, Databases, Products, and more. 

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
The Alzheimer's Association web site provides concise, comprehensive information about Alzheimer's disease.  The Facts, Taking Care, Medical Issues, Progress, and About Us are included. 

CANCERNET
CancerNet provides up-to-date, accurate medical information on cancer. 

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
This site is a source for public health and safety information. It includes fact sheets, information and CDC journal articles on diseases and chronic conditions, and statistics from the National Center for Health Statistics. The site also provides information vital to those traveling to other parts of the globe, including data on vaccinations, outbreaks, and safe food and water. It also provides links to local health departments wherever the user may be traveling.

CROHN'S DISEASE, ULCERATIVE COLITIS, INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
This Internet site provides convenient, one-stop shopping for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and links to other information sources pertaining to Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and inflammatory bowel disease.

FIBROMYALGIA NETWORK
Fibromyalgia Network provides educational materials on Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS).  The site features:  The Basics, Overlaps, Coping Tips, Updates, Advocacy, and Web Links. 

FREE MEDICAL JOURNALS
This site offers links to approximately 1,000 medical journals that are available in full-text format on the Internet free of charge. Foreign language journals provided include French, Italian Spanish and Portuguese.

LUPUS
The Lupus Foundation site contains a complete range of online brochures, additional medically accurate information, and LFA chapter notices of local special events.

MAYO CLINIC HEALTH OASIS
Mayo Clinic Health Oasis provides the viewer with links to the Cancer Center, the Heart Center, the Alzheimer's Center, Allergy & Asthma Center, Diet & Nutrition, and the Women's Health Center. 

MERCK MANUAL HOME EDITION
This site contains the full-text online version of the Merck Maual Home Edition written for the layperson. Two formats are available: the original text-based version and an interactive version.

PARKINSON'S WEB
The site features:  A Parkinson's Primer, Medical Treatment, Coping, Support Resources, New Publications, and a Glossary. 

DRUG INFORMATION

HEALTHSQUARE
HealthSquare includes a Reference Library with links to three different PDR Internet sites:  PDR Family Guide to Prescription Drugs, PDR Family Guide to Women's Health, and PDR Encyclopedia of Medical Care.  In addition, HealthSquare has a Featured Topics section.

PHARMACEUTICAL INFORMATION NETWORK
Pharmaceutical Information Network offers a Generic Name Database and a Trade Name Database.  The databases allow access to drug information resources on PharmInfoNet and elsewhere on the Internet. 

HOSPITAL & PHYSICIAN LOCATORS

AMERICAN BOARD OF MEDICAL SPECIALTIES
The CertifiedDoctor Verification Service allows the viewer to verify free of charge the board certification status of any physician certified by one or more of the 24 member boards of the ABMS.  The CertifiedDoctor Search Service allows the viewer to search, by specialty and geographic (zip code) location, for a physician certified by a Member Board of the ABMS.  The physicians who are presently listed in this Search Service are limited to subscribers. 

AMERICAN HOSPITAL DIRECTORY
The American Hospital Directory provides on-line, comparative data for most hospitals.  A viewer may look up any hospital that treats Medicare patients.  This directory provides:  Hospital Characteristics, Financial Statistics, Services Provided, Accreditation Status, Utilization Statistics, and the Hospital Web Page. 

HOSPITAL WEB
This site offers patients, medical researchers, and physicians an accessible means to retrieve information on hospitals, both globally and nationally.

 


Last updated 07/07/04
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